davidbryant at h...
Mon Jan 31 14:57:37 GMT 2005
Does anybody have the weights of the new ring at Writtle? I don't recall
ever seeing them published anywhere, and the ringers' website has not been
updated for several years.
Also, does the frame have a pit for the natural 2nd of 12? I wonder why they
chose this option for a light eight, rather than having a flat 4th and extra
treble. The advantage of the latter option would be that it would not give a
12-bell circle, whereas having the treble and sharp 2nd of 12 does. I assume
that at Grantham this was done because having a flat 4th would probably have
involved even more substantial frame alterations than were already
necessary, but Writtle was a new frame and I wondered what the reasoning
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